Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
  • Like
8 US Regions
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.


Now you can save presentations on your phone or tablet

Available for both IPhone and Android

Text the download link to your phone

Standard text messaging rates apply


Published in Travel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
    Be the first to like this
No Downloads


Total Views
On SlideShare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds



Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

    No notes for slide


  • 1. Eight Regions of North America SOL USI.2b
  • 2. 8 Regions of North America1) Coastal Range2) Basin and Range3) Rocky Mountains4) Great Plains5) Interior Lowlands6) Canadian Shield7) Appalachian Mountains8) Coastal Plain
  • 3. Coastal Range West of the Rocky Mountains Stretches from Alaska to California Made up of Rugged Mountains and Fertile Valleys
  • 4. Coastal Range
  • 5. Coastal Range
  • 6. Basin and Range West of the Rocky Mountains East of the Sierra Nevadas and the Cascades Varying elevations and isolated mountain ranges Death Valley  Death Valley is the lowest point in North America
  • 7. BasinandRange
  • 8. Rocky Mountains West of the Great Plains East of the Great Basin Rugged Mountains with High Elevations Includes the Continental Divide  The Continental Divide determines the directional flow of rivers
  • 9. RockyMountains
  • 10. Great Plains West of the Interior Lowlands East of the Rocky Mountains Flatlands that increase in elevation slightly to the west Known for grasslands
  • 11. GreatPlains
  • 12. Great Plains
  • 13. Interior Lowlands West of the Appalachian Mountains East of the Great Plains Lowlands of rolling flatlands Rivers Broad valleys and Grassy hills
  • 14. Interior Lowlands
  • 15. InteriorLowlands
  • 16. Canadian Shield Wraps around the southern portions of the Great Lakes and the Hudson Bay Hills worn by erosion Hundreds of glacier carved lakes Some of the oldest rock formations in North America
  • 17. Thousands of Lakes These are Trees. Canadian Shield
  • 18. CanadianShield, rockformations
  • 19. Appalachian Mountains West of the Coastal Plain Range from Canada to western Alabama Oldest mountains in North America Old eroded mountains
  • 20. AppalachianMountains
  • 21. AppalachianMountains inthe fall.
  • 22. Coastal Plain Stretches along the Atlantic Ocean Broad lowland with excellent harbors Borders the Gulf of Mexico Long sandy beaches
  • 23. A bay in the Coastal Plain
  • 24. Inlets, bays andcapes along theCoastal Plain